2020 WAEC GCE Jan/Feb Results Statistics | 43.49% Pass Recorded

2020 WAEC GCE  Result Statistics: West African Examination Council [WAEC] Results Statistics for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) For Private Candidates  (GCE) First (1st) Series January/February Examination 43.49% Obtained 5 Credits Including English & Maths.

Shortly after releasing the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) For Private Candidates First (1st) Series Jan/Feb Results the West African Examination Council [WAEC] has also published the results statistics for the just concluded examination.

According to the Result Statistics/Analysis released by the Head of Nigerian National Office of the council, Mr. Olu Adenipekun a total of  Five thousand two Hundred and Fifty-One, 5,251 candidates obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English Language and Mathematics. The figure represents 43.49 per cent of twelve thousand seventy-five,12,075 candidates that sat the examination.

Read the full breakdown of results statistics below:

“A total of twelve thousand three hundred and ninety-five 12,395, candidates registered for the examination, out of which twelve thousand seventy-five,12,075, candidates sat the examination. Of the total number of candidates that sat the examination six thousand three hundred and thirty-one,6,331, were male and Five thousand seven hundred and forty-four,5,744 were female, representing 52% and 47.57% respectively.

“Out of the total number of candidates that sat the examination, eleven thousand eight hundred, 11,816 candidates, representing 97.86% have their results fully processed and released while two hundred and fifty nine (259) candidates, representing 2.14% have a few of their subjects still being processed due to errors traceable to the candidates in the course of registration or writing the examination. Such errors are being corrected by the Council to enable the affected candidates get their results fully processed and released subsequently.”

Giving an analysis of candidates performance, Olanipekun disclosed that nine thousand four hundred and thirty-eight,9,438, candidates, representing 78.16% obtained credit and above in two subjects.

Eight thousand one hundred and twenty-five, 8,125 candidates, representing 67.29% obtained credit and above in three (3) subjects; ‘Six thousand seven hundred and thirteen,6,713 candidates, representing 55.59% obtained credit and above in four (4) subjects;

Five thousand two Hundred and Fifty-One, 5,251 candidates, representing 43.49% obtained credit and above in five (5) subjects.

A total of Three Thousand Eight Hundred and Ninety-Two 3,892 candidates, representing 32.23% obtained credit and above in a minimum of five (5) subjects including English Language and General Mathematics. The percentage of candidates in this category in the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 – First Series was 26.08%,” he added.
Candidates whose case were reported to have been involved in examination malpractices should note that their cases would be presented to the appropriate Committee of Council for appropriate action.

The Council’s decision will be communicated to the affected candidates within the shortest possible time.

He also stated that beginning with the WASSCE for Private Candidates, 2019 - Second Series, the collection of certificates would be based on requests by candidates online via the Electronic Certificate Management System platform.

Candidates who sat for the examination are free to check the details of their performance on the council’s result website - See Guidelines on how to check results here.

The result checker PIN and serial number needed by them to check their results online are contained on the candidate’s photo card obtained during the registration for the examination or they can easily purchase the result checker pin via remita online - See How to Purchase WAEC Result Checker e-Pin via Remita for (₦900) Only.